Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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IndexPort St. LucieFloridaNational
Income per capita$29,081$27,598$29,829
Median household income$62,380$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$65,862$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$52,593$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$37,497$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$28,657$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate3.0%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level9.3%16.1%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Port St. Lucie is 3% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Port St. Lucie is 13% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Port St. Lucie is 35% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Port St. Lucie is 39% lower than the national average

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      $41,582 $62,380 $124,760
      $32,596 $48,900 $97,800
      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
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      Port St. Lucie median earnings by income bracket

      Port St. Lucie employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry15.4%15.4%
      Manufacturing sector5.5%5.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%2.4%
      Wholesale & retail services20.2%20.2%
      Public administration5.1%5.1%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.0%9.0%
      Education, health & social services10.0%10.0%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Sewall's Point, FL2,147$125,750127.3%
      Palm City, FL25,038$100,27281.3%
      White City, FL5,091$78,46241.8%
      Rio, FL705$77,06939.3%
      St. Lucie Village, FL773$71,50029.2%
      Port St. Lucie, FL195,773$62,38012.8%

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      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Columbus, GA195,418$47,41814.3%
      Akron, OH197,375$40,28127.2%
      Burlington, ON197,435n/a 
      Augusta, GA197,535$43,75920.9%
      Grand Prairie, TX193,835$69,17125.0%
      Port St. Lucie, FL195,773$62,38012.8%
      Source: The Port St. Lucie, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).